"The GESS programs encourage us to be creative, think independently and develop a concrete understanding of our research interests." Juliane Warsch and Anja Kunzmann, CDSB

PhD Program Business, Economic, Social Sciences

Training tomorrow's academic leaders

The Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences is offering 11 internationally competitive and research-oriented PhD programs in business, economics and social sciences.

The PhD programs are full-time and last, depending on the program, between three to five years. All of our programs are designed to prepare you for an academic career at leading international universities and research institutions. To achieve this, we are offering an excellent and stimulating research environment featuring internationally renowned faculty members, a diversified study body and generous funding which allows you to fully focus on your research!

Become a part of the vibrant and international research community with currently more than 230 students from more than 40 countries!